Fabulously Evolved

The Chanel N°5 legend, a century in the making, has reached a new pinnacle in the brand’s latest High Jewelry Collection. The star of the show is a necklace that’s so exclusive, it’s not for sale.
Words by Zelda Grant | January 26, 2022 | Luxury

In 1921, Coco Chanel imagined a fragrance that would transcend perfumery and embody the fearlessness and modernity she believed women possess. Thus, N°5 was born. In 2021, a century of the scent’s celebrity is marked with the same creative stroke as Chanel High Jewelry introduces a collection with the same unbreakable spirit, masterfully crafting a showstopping centerpiece: a breathtaking necklace set with a 55.55-carat diamond — the ultimate homage to the legendary scent. The necklace isn’t for sale but happily the other breathtaking pieces are. The iconic fragrance is distilled into 5 timeless motifs: the bottle, the stopper, the number, the flowers and the ethereal fragrance trail. Like the notes of the scent, these elements fuse harmoniously throughout this unforgettable new collection;